IU Latino Alumni Association Undergraduate Scholarship applications due Jul. 1

Thursday, April 10, 2014

PURPOSE

The purpose of the Latino Alumni Association Undergraduate Scholarship (“scholarship”) is to award and recognize students who are prepared academically, involved in their community, exhibit leadership qualities benefiting the IU Latino community, and work to foster an appreciation of the Latino experience in the United States.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a full-time, undergraduate IU student currently and during the Fall 2014 semester;
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0;
  • Have completed at least 24 undergraduate credits;
  • Have graduated from a high school located in the U.S. or its commonwealth; and
  • Agree to participate in the LAA activities, specifically the alumni reunion and mentorship program for at least one semester, if selected as a scholarship recipient.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Applicants are evaluated on the following: academic standing, community service, essay response, financial need, involvement with, and leadership within, the IU Latino community. All applications are reviewed by the scholarship selection committee. The top-ranked applications will be considered finalists and be required to participate in an interview with the selection committee. Additional information may be requested.

APPLICATION

Application deadline is midnight July 1, 2014.

Completed application form must be returned to:

IU Latino Alumni Association
c/o Clarence Boone, IUAA Liaison
Indiana University Alumni Association
DeVault Alumni Center
1000 East 17th Street
Bloomington, IN 47408